Tommy DeVito, one of the founders of the successful pop group The Four Seasons, died on Monday at the age of 92. He died at a hospital in the American city of Las Vegas from the effects of the coronavirus.
DeVito had been hospitalized for complications from COVID-19.
The singer and guitarist left The Four Seasons in 1971, after other band members expressed their frustrations over his alleged playing addiction. Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, who co-founded the group with DeVito, mourn the loss of their former colleague on social media. “We will miss him and wish his family much strength in this difficult time.”
DeVito was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the 1
DeVito was also portrayed in the successful musical Jersey Boys. In 2006, he released the solo album A man for all seasons from.
According to Alfred Nittoli, a friend of DeVito’s, a ceremony is being held for the singer in New Jersey.